PULSATILLA symptoms from Manual of the Homeopathic Practice by Charles Julius Hempel. What are the uses of the homeopathy remedy PULSATILLA…


PULS. Pulsatilla. Nigricans, Anemone Pratensis, Pasque Flower. See Hahnemann’s “Mat. Pura,” IV.


Aconite, Agaricus, Ambr., Am., Am-mur., Ant., Angust., Arnica, Arsenicum, Asa-f., Aurum, Belladonna, Bovista, Bryonia, Calcarea, Camph., Cann., Cantharis, Caps., Carb-v., Chamomilla, China, Cicuta, Cocc., Coffea, Colchicum, Conium, Cuprum, Cyclamen, Digitalis, Drosera, Euphr., Ferrum, Graphites, Hyoscyamus, Ignatia, Ipecac., Kali., Lachesis, Ledum, Lycopodium, Mag-p-arct., Magn-mur., Menyan., Mercurius, Mosch., Natr., Natr-mur., Nitr-ac., Nux-v., Oleand., Opium, Par., Petrol., Phosph., Platina, Plumb., Ranunc., Ranunc-sceler., Rheum., Rhus-tox., Ruta., Sabad., Sabin., Sarsaparilla, Scilla., Sepia, Selenium, Silicea, Spigelia, Spongia, Stann., Staphysagria, Stramonium, Sulphur, Sulph-ac., Tartar., Thuja., Valer., Veratrum, Zincum met. Puls is frequently particularly suitable after: Asa-f., Antimonium, Aurum., China, Lachesis, Lycopodium, Nitr-ac., Rhus-tox., Sepia, Sulphur, Tartar., Thuja. After Puls, are frequently suitable: Asa-f., Bryonia, Nitr- ac., Sepia, Thuja.


Chamomilla, Coffea, Ignatia, Nux-v., Vinegar., Puls antidotes Agaricus, Ambr., Argentum, Belladonna, Chamomilla, China, Colchicum, Ferrum, Ignatia, Lycopodium, Mercurius, Platina, Ranunc., Sabad., Stann., Sulphur, Sulph-ac., Tartar.


Pulsatilla is especially adapted to ailments of the female sex, or to individuals with a gentle, good naturedly-mischievous disposition, who easily laugh or weep, with phlegmatic temper and inclination to melancholy, lymphatic constitution, pale face, blue eyes, and blonde, hair, freckles, disposition to catarrh, leucorrhoea or other kinds of blenorrhoea. Chronic ailments arising from the abuse of Sulphur water, Quinine, Chamomile. Mercury. Ailments from the use of pork, fat pastry, or other from fright or mortification. Ailments arising from taking cold by exposure to wet. or by placing the feet in water,. consequences of bruises and contusions. Ulceration of internal parts. Rheumatic and arthritic affections, also with swelling. Articular rheumatism. Erratic gout. Scrofulous affections and rickets, also with atrophy. Curvature of bones. Passive congestion, with distention of the veins. Blenorrhoea. Pains of the extremities (lacerating, drawing, or jerking) in the muscles, with aggravation of the pains at night or in the evening in bed, amelioration in the open air, attended with numbness and paralytic weakness or with swelling of the affected parts. Drawing lacerating in one or the other limb, also with chilliness and coldness, or in frequent repeated attacks. Stinging drawing in the limbs, particularly the joints, which feel painful as if bruised when touched. Darting pain in the left side. Rigidity in single limbs, as if the tendons were contracted. Erratic pains, rapidly shifting from one part to another, also with swelling and redness in the joints. Pain as if bruised or from subcutaneous ulceration on touching the part. Pains and ailments of one side of the body. Attacks of pain and other ailments, with chilliness, asthma, paleness of face, or also with trembling of the lower limbs. Desire for the open air although, while in it, colic and indisposition to vomit increase. Excessive debility and bruised feeling of the limbs. Painful feeling of lameness in the ligaments. Rigid immobility in the body. Heaviness of the whole body, also excessive, with chilliness in the arms and lower limbs. Troublesome beating of the arteries through the whole body, mostly perceptible when touching the parts. Tremulous weakness. Anxious feeling of trembling, with drawings in the limbs and the whole body, or with aggravation of the pains when sitting or lying and with amelioration by motion. Fainting turns, with cadaverous paleness of the face. Epileptic convulsions, with violent tossing of the limbs, followed by relaxation of the limbs, disposition to vomit, and eructations. Emaciations.


The pains are aggravated or excited when sitting, after long exercise; on rising, after having seen seated for a long time; during rest, particularly when lying one side or on the back; the pains which come on when lying on as back are sometimes relieved by turning to the one or other side or by lying on the affected side; the pains which are excited or aggravated by lying on the side are relieved by lying on the back; a number of pains are relieved by motion, walking, pressure, external warmth, and open air, whereas other pains are aggravated under those circumstances; the pains are generally worst in the evening, at night or before midnight; some of the pains are aggravated or come on early in the morning, or after dinner. The symptoms appear with particular violence every other evening.

Charles Julius Hempel
Charles Julius Hempel (5 September 1811 Solingen, Prussia - 25 September 1879 Grand Rapids, Michigan) was a German-born translator and homeopathic physician who worked in the United States. While attending medical lectures at the University of New York, where he graduated in 1845, he became associated with several eminent homeopathic practitioners, and soon after his graduation he began to translate some of the more important works relating to homeopathy. He was appointed professor of materia medica and therapeutics in the Hahnemann Medical College of Philadelphia in 1857.